On July 28, 2012 the Dothan Police Department responded a residence in the 1200 block of South Alice Street regarding a residential burglary in progress. Upon arrival, police determined the crime was domestically motivated. Witnesses stated Tarrell McMath forced entry into the home of an ex-girlfriend while shouting threats but fled before police arrived. Officers took a report and left but kept watch of the residence and took McMath into custody when he returned a short time later.
•Tarrell McMath, black male, 30 years of age, was arrested and charged with First Degree Burglary with a $20,000 bond.